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Feeding Pets Raw Meat Diet May Lead To Severe Illness

By | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 18:05

Pet owners who feed their cats and dogs a raw meat diet may put them at high risk for gastrointestinal problems, among other complications.

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Is Your Meat Safe? New Report Urges USDA To Boost Fight Against Salmonella

By | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 19:01

The Pew Charitable Trusts argue in a new report that the USDA isn’t doing enough to protect the public from Salmonella outbreaks.

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Half Of US Chicken Breasts Harbor ‘Superbug’ Bacteria

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:56

Consumer Reports found that half of all raw chicken in the U.S. may contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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USDA Aims To 'Modernize' Salmonella Prevention In Poultry, Pork Production

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 18:47

Hoping to reduce the number of Salmonella infections from poultry and pork, the USDA announced new plans for prevention.

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Buying Breast Milk Online Could Harm Your Infant

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 10:34

A recent study found that more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased online contain harmful bacteria including Salmonella.

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6 Tips To Prevent Salmonella By Cooking Your Chicken Safely

By | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 15:15

In the midst of the salmonella outbreak, follow these tips to ensure you’re cooking your meat properly to prevent infection.

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Despite Salmonella Outbreak, USDA Allows Foster Farms To Stay Open

By | Fri, 10/11/2013 - 18:00

The meat company linked to a salmonella outbreak has not recalled its products and will be allowed to stay open.

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Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Leads To Twice The Expected Rate Of Hospitalizations

By | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 15:40

Some strains of Salmonella Heidelberg involved in the outbreak are antibiotic-resistant, causing twice as many people to become hospitalized.

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Salmonella Outbreak Forces CDC To Call On Furloughed Workers

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 17:24

Despite the government shutdown, the CDC had to call on a number of its employees in order to manage the Salmonella outbreak that has already sickened hundreds.

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Salmonella Outbreak In 18 States Tied To Raw Chicken

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 10:01

Foster Farms, a California chicken producer, has been linked to nearly 300 cases of Salmonella infections in 18 states. Here's what you need to know.

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Do Eggs Need To Be Refrigerated?

By | Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:06

The age-old debate of whether eggs need to be refrigerated or stored at room temperature has been cracked by British scientists.

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Don't Wash Your Chicken: Germ-Vision Shows Bacteria Spray When You Rinse Raw Poultry [VIDEO]

By | Sun, 08/25/2013 - 16:48

Washing chicken doesn't reduce food-borne bacteria; it cross-contaminates other surfaces, specialists assert.

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Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 307 Cases Across 37 States: Are Chicken Diapers The Solution? [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 18:50

Even with salmonella infections affecting hundreds each year, keeping live poultry such as chickens and ducks as pets is becoming more popular. Learn how to keep you and your children safe from infection.

Farmers Markets Or Grocery Stores: Which Has The Cleanest Chickens?

By | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:15

Penn State study finds that whole chickens from farmers markets may have more pathogenic bacteria.

Natura Issues Third Pet Food Recall This Year For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Natura Pet Food Recall: Company Issues Recall After Possible Salmonella Contamination

By | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:52

Natura Pet Products is recalling a number of their pet food products for the third time this year after they found that some of them may be contaminated with salmonella.

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